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good good evening. your neighborhood could be at risk after a water main break. but there could be no fix. and for this neighborhood it could be months away. how neighbors and the city are working together to make the process easier. >> reporter: neighbors in this neighborhood gather and talk in front of red and yellow tagged flooded houses. the water is gone and the street is repaired but nobody knows what is happening under their homes. >> in two weeks we are do borings. we will be boring 60 feet in the ground to get a better sense of what is happening below the surface. >> reporter: early in the morning of february 27th, a 100- year-old water main ruptured. this resident earlier told k pix5 that a faster response to her two 911 calls may of saved property. >> with the volume of the water and the rate it was coming out
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and how fast it was detrying our neighborhood they could of -- it could have been a life- changing difference. >> reporter: three yellow tagged for limited use and 17 others water damaged and 3 red tagged. this may be complaints how fast emergency workers responded but the city is promising a complete fix. >> we want the repairs done and people back in the homes. if their insurance is covering it or not the city will make sure that the residents are hold. undergroundwork could take six .s but the city is speeding up rebuilding of homes. >> we want to set up a store front for people to come to for information and getting permits. so they don't have to go downtown for the permits. >> they say they are running this marathon with them. >> i have been out here since the day of the break. i have been out here since 3:00 in the morning so i know most of the residents by name and most of their kids. >> reporter: taking comfort in the city's promises to make sure the ground beneath them
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safe, homes repaired and the costs covered. in san francisco, kpix5. >> as neighbors wait to find out what is going on under ground some backyards are sinking as the soil under them shifts and people are finding new cracks in the walls of their homes. well, tomorrow, san jose's new $10 minimum wage goes into effect. it was approved by voters last fall. community and labor leaders hope the increase will bring in more business. >> reporter: with a line that looks like this you know these barista's are hard at work and soon their paychecks will better reflect it. >> i am happy about that. >> reporter: he works two min mum wage jobs and still has to borrow money from his parents but thanks to this initiative the min mum wage will go from $8 to $10. giving thousands of workers a raise. >> i know for me, personally, and my friends it makes a big difference. >> reporter: soon, you will see new signs in store front windows encouraging people to
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spend the extra money they are earning right here in san jose. this is the logo for the new earn and spend campaign that kicks off tomorrow. >> we know that people increasingly make decisions about where they are going to shop and dine on an ethical bases. >> reporter: and labor unions and businesses are hoping knowing workers are paid fair wages will bring in more customers. the owner of phil's coffee in san jose has noticed a difference since he voluntarily gave raises to many of his workers in january. >> a lot of employees are happier. it makes customer service better. it brings more customers. >> reporter: but, he is on the hook for an extra $50,000 to $60,000 a year. >> can't think about that. just the cost of business. >> reporter: not all businesses will be able to handle the hike according to san jose's mayor. >> i am concerned about the people who are likely to lose their jobs as the minimum wage goes up, small businesses in particular will make a comtkaeugs some of them will
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absorb the costs and some will pass it on to their customers and some will have to decrease jobs and lay people off. >> reporter: for now, smith is concentrating on a paycheck to be proud of. >> actually to achieve real financial independence from my parents. as it stands i did not make enough to pay for rent, food, and gas and i might actually be able to do that. >> reporter: in san jose, kpix- 5. >> the minimum wage is $8 in california. but workers are paid based on whatever rate is higher. right now this is a bill in congress proposing to raise the federal min mum wage from $-- minimum wage from $8-10. the prices for gas are going down, according to
11:05 pm, oakland, $4.10 and san jose $4.11. the lowest in sacramento at $4.02. speeding in an overloaded car is blamed for the death of six teens. eight teens were in a honda passport when the vehicle left the road and flipped into a swamp. 6 of the teens were killed two others got out and got help. one of the dead, 19-year-old was the driver. his family members are devastated. >> you just want everybody to know, you know, even if you are going through something, pick up the phone and call your family and tell them you love them. you never know what can happen. tomorrow is not promised to anybody. >> the victims ranged in aiming from 14-19. only some of the people were wearing cements. one person was killed and 6 others hurt when a pick up truck careened into a crowded sidewalk and into a business in los angeles.
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fire officials say a man driving a chevy avalanche lost control of the vehicle and then crossed oncoming traffic before running on to the sidewalk and hitting several people. >> this is a very busy part of the city on a sunday afternoon. unfort fatly we did have -- unfortunately we did have several pedestrians injured. >> a woman was pronounced dead. animal sanctuary in fresno has reopened to the public less than a week after an african lion killed a 24-year-old intern. they held a moment of silence for diana hansen. she was attacked by the 550 pound lion last wednesday. the animal was then shot to death by a sheriff's deputy. the park is opening to visitors with the consent of hansen's parents so the staff can care for the other cats. >> it is important for us to return back to normal operations here and diana would
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really want us to do that. >> hansen was cleaning the lion enclosure at the time of the attack. they believe the high onpushed open the door of a feeding cage, got behind hansen and broke her neck with one swipe of its paw. she died instantly. historic week in rome. cardinals lead church services before the first ballot is given for the new pope. new york city gets ready to limit how much people can order at restaurants and movie theaters. from the kpix weather center, good evening, everybody. today was warmer than yesterday. still, the warmest day of the next week is still to come. we will pinpoint that day as the news continues right here on kpix-5 well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording
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(nat explosion, people) the fire broke out this morning in har this is video you got to see. a powerful explosion injured five firefighters in new jersey [screaming] >> incredible. the fire broke out this morning in harrison and burned for several hours before it was brought under control. the back draft that caused the explosion is dangerous for even the most experienced firecrews and a battalion chief was badly hurt. >> when that glass blew out he got it all in his face and body. he was bleeding. >> the fire a apparently
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started in a restaurant on the build's ground floor and spread towards an apartment building. no civilian injuries were reported. the selection and insulation of a new pope promises to be a security nightmare. the square was quiet with no pope to give the weekly blessing. but soon it will be filled with thousands. they say they are ready to handle the crowd and installed a medical tent. the biggest challenge is when world leaders arrive for the ceremony. and the conclave does not begin until tuesday to select a new pope. today, it was a day of prayer for the cardinals. >> reporter: the bells that rang out across rome on what should be the last sunday before there is a new pope might have been the opening bells of round 1 of the papal election. around the city the cardinals names have been given out about
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on list of potential popes were on dismay. no campaigning here. the very fact that the curia, as it is called, an italian body, raised the real possibleity that a noneuropean pope could be in a better position to reform it. he even might be from boston or from new york, an american. the voting blocks are not strikely regional here but more than previously, geography counts. >> i am anxious to get going. tuesday will be great. i am ready to go. [ laughter ]
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>> reporter: even after a week of meetings this is still no cheer front-runner among the cardinals. they extended their preconclave meetings into monday because so many demanded more information on the administrative and abuse scandal that rocked the catholic church. and vatican insiders say the cardinals have begun to see the traditional secrecy of the church's powerful bureaucracy as part of the problem. >> the perception of many is that it must be an instrument of the church but not the sort of super government over the bishops. >> which is what it has become, out of control? >> yes. >> reporter: until this conclave the idea of an american pope would have been wishful thinking but the church has been so rocked by the resignation and scandal that the old understandings no longer apply. this time, anything could happen. mark phillips, cbss news, vatican city -- cbs news,
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vatican city. >> cardinals will meet one more time on monday to discuss the qualities they want in a new pope. in the last century no conclave has lasted more than five days. in a move that could spread to other cities new york's pioneering ban on super sized sugar drinks goes into effect this week. forbids restaurants and other establishments from selling sugar filled drinks in sizes larger than 16 ounces. some businesses have complained but the city officials say the majority of comments have favored the ban. >> all we are doing in new york is reminding you that it is not in your interest to have too many empty calories. you can have some if you want 32 ounces buy 216 ounce cups. >> they banned sugar drink and candies in vending machines. >> our reporter is joining us,
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a beautiful weekend. tell continue into the week? >> this will be the longest stretch of days above normal that we had so far this year. tomorrow will be warmer than today. >> yes. warmer. we will have the seven-day forecast but first off, look at the span of new bay bridge lights, adorning the waterfront this evening. currently we have clear skies, the winds are calming, oakland, 53. due west across the bay bridge, san francisco at 50. it is in the middle 40s in santa rosa. now, today's high temperatures, again, warmer than yesterday, above normal, 64 in san francisco. it was 58 degrees at half-moon bay, for the cool spot. warmest, napa at 64 degrees, 70 was common from oakland to alameda. tonight, overnight, dropping into the 40s, from willow glen all of the way through saratoga. low 40s north of the golden gate bridge.
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east of the bay inhand into the middle and upper 30s. -- inland into the middle and upper 30s. the winds will be nonexistent. here we go, taking a look at your temperatures at forecast for tomorrow, anywhere between 3 and 9 degrees above average. there you go. sanfrancisco, 3 above the 62 degree mark. and typically we should be at 67 in san jose. 70, 9 degrees above normal in oakland. here is what you need to know heading to sleep tonight. clear skies, overnight, tomorrow, boy, a shock to the system. sunrise, 7:28. so, dark for many commuters and for the kids as they head on out the door. a forecast, calling for beach weather. pick city, santa cruise. the water temperature at 54 degrees. winds turn onshore late day out of the west at 15 miles an hour. storm track, it is evident. well to the north of the bay area. a few of the thousand dollars drifted in today over that ridge of high pressure that was pretty much a dirty ridge.
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now it is going to strengthen. the sunshine, gradually warmer conditions. each and every day, statewide, 60s and 70ss throughout the central valley. 50 in the high sierra. spring-like conditions after 27 inches of snow over the past 10 days. 61 monterey bay and in yosemite. here are our numbers, pacifica back to the avenues. upper 60s, vallejo, american canyon, looks like the warmest day, the next workweek will be on wednesday when we peak and more of a flow with the jet stream will push in a few clouds thursday through sunday. the temperatures season alibi the end of the -- seasonal by the end of the week. spring does not start until next week. >> starting to feel the pollen in the air. >> yes. the nose and the eyes, yeah, i know. >> all right, thank you very much. well, the sights and sounds of the e tkp-rbgs plori it
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torium. more on the road -- the exploritorium, more on the road trip. the stanford woman come down to the last second. the san jose sharks come down you to the last second. and the san jose earthquakes come down to the final minutes and a penalty kick. we have the a's first baseman and jason kidd, he is in town and on "gameday" tonight. we will see you in a few minutes some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit to apply. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf... is more fun than ever. sees better than ever.
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the new exploratorium. the museum won't open for another month. but today the exploratorium held a street festival outside of its new headquarters. among the
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exhibits was a giant octopus that shoots fire. it's made out of recycled junk from a scrap yard, and it was ated for the the museum does not open for a month but today, the exploritorium held a street event. aperateor -- operators can not wait for the grand opening next month so they created a mobile museum to take to the neighborhoods of san francisco. people enjoyed some of the popular attractions. >> reporter: if you never been to san francisco's exporitorium today was a chance to see it come to you. >> we decided to throw a little housewarming party with some of our favorite exhibits. >> reporter: this girl might think she is just playing pinball but she is learning about gravity, electricity and physics. >> kids love playing them and how they work. >> 10 moving trucks in the process of taking the exhibits from the old home to the palace
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of their new home at pier 15. >> easy ac access soon, he just wanted the ball. >> we just wanted out in the community. >> it is their home as much as it is our home. >> the last stop in the bay view in san francisco, today, a peaceful actful place of fun and learning. >> it is fun to be here and have fun. >> they learn how to paint mural by number. young minds, a skateboarding station announcing to everyone the exporitorium is here to stay. >> we love our new home, love being in the middle of the city like this. >> reporting from san francisco kpix-5. >> when it opens at pier 15 it
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will be on april 17th. between now and opening day look for pop up signs around the city. this afternoon it will be the celebration of the never ending number in front of the new building. [music] boy, it was a beautiful day to get outside. thousands of people did just that for san francisco's first sunday street event of the year. organizers close off three miles long from king street to fisherman's wharf and down 3rd street in mission bay. oakland and berkeley held similar events in year's past. sanfrancisco's next one is april 14th in the mission district. next contestants for "the amazing race" could be from the bay area. we will show you why, coming up
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closed captioning brought to you by sleep train, wishing you a happy st. patrick's day. lived up to its title, with a mighty performance at the box office this weekend. disney's prequel to "the wizard of oz" earned more than 80 million dollars. that was far ahead of the number two movie -- a mighty performance the the box office this weekend. disney's secquell to "wizard of oz" is number one. "identity theft," rounds out the top five. hundreds of people showed up in san francisco in hopes to be on one of the most popular
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television shows. "the amazing race" held the auditions. while the current contestants battle it out, these are for season 23. ark pong the hopefuls were a brother sister duo. >> anybody who is ever around us think we argue and we bicker but then we get along really well afterwards. >> we travel inside europe last year for a little bit. it is really fun and it would be great to hang out with her for three weeks. >> yeah. >> they sound like they would be fun to watch. >> season 23 is set to premiere this fall. >> we'll be right back.
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lots of us are sick or hurt we have four times as many emotional problems as other kids i'll have to move over and over again. i'm twice as likely to drop out of high school. there's a 50-50 chance i'll end up homeless. not everyone can be a foster parent but anyone can help a foster child.
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arms. the homeowner believes a storm blew over a saguaro cactus in her front yard. it busted through an office wi an intruder busted into a home but he was 15 feet tall with no arms. the homeowner believes a storm blew over a cactus and went into her home. that cactus barely missed that cat. a helpful neighbor pulled it out of the neighbor to board it up. >> that is a close call. >> that is it. "game day" is next. good night

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